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Tsukiyomi

Tsukiyomi

Affiliation: Shinto Kami of: The Moon Family: Izanami? (mother) Izanagi (father) Susano-o (brother) Amaterasu (sister) Tsukiyomi Tsukiyomi (月読) is the moon kami in Shinto mythology, brother to Amaterasu and Susano-o. Birth According to both the Kojiki and the Nihongi this kami was born from Izanagi after cleansing himself from the[...]

Torinoiwakusufune

Torinoiwakusufune

Affiliation: Shinto Deity of: Family: Izanami (mother) Izanagi (father) Torinoiwakusufune Torinoiwakusufune (鳥之石楠船神 – Swooping Stone Hard Ship of Camphor Wood) also known as Amenotoribume (Bird Boat of Heaven) is said to be the son of Izanami and Izanagi in both the Kojiki and Nihongi12. In the Kojiki he is said to[...]

Ebisu

Ebisu

Affiliation: Shinto Deity of: Wealth and Prosperity Family: Izanami (mother) Izanagi (father) Ebisu Ebisu (恵比寿), also known as the Leech Child (蛭子, Hiru-ko) was according to the Kojiki the first child of Izanami and Izanagi. He was a limbless child and so they placed him in a reed boat and cast[...]

Izanagi

Izanagi

Affiliation: Shinto Deity of: Japan Family: Izanami (sister/wife) Awokashikine (mother) Aha Nagi (father) Children (numerous – see below) Izanagi Izanagi (伊邪那岐 or 伊弉諾, He Who Beckons2) was the brother and husband of Izanami, born as the 7th Generation of kami. Through sexual congress, the two of them gave birth to[...]

Izanami

Izanami

Affiliation: Shinto Kami of: Japan Family: Izanagi (brother/husband) Awokashikine (mother) Numerous children (see below) Izanami Izanami (伊弉冉尊 or 伊邪那美命, She Who Beckons2) was the sister and wife of Izanagi, born as the 7th Generation of kami. Through sexual congress, the two of them gave birth to Japan, the seas, mountains,[...]